Major Chinese recruitment deal for Bath-based Artificial Intelligence trailblazer

August 1, 2019
Major Chinese recruitment deal for Bath-based Artificial Intelligence trailblazer

Bath-based Artificial Intelligence pioneer firm Cognisess has signed a deal potentially worth millions of pounds to supply its expertise to the second-biggest recruitment company in China. Beijing-based Zhaopin, which operates online and has more than 140m candidates on its books, called on Cognisess to help it better understand the best roles for students.  Cognisess’...

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Bath Spa University honorary doctorate for Hollywood cinematographer alumnus

August 1, 2019
Bath Spa University honorary doctorate for Hollywood cinematographer alumnus

Oscar-winning cinematographer Roger Deakins CBE, who has worked on major movies such as The Big Lebowski and The Shawshank Redemption, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Bath Spa University in recognition of his significant contribution to film and TV. Born and raised in Devon, Roger, 70, studied at Bath College of...

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Pitch programme to prepare ambitious firms for Dragons’ Den-style investor showcase

August 1, 2019
Pitch programme to prepare ambitious firms for Dragons’ Den-style investor showcase

Innovative companies from the Bath area are being invited to pitch to investors for financial support from £100,000 up to £2m.  PitchFest South West provides ambitious businesses with an intensive expert training and investment programme designed to help them become both pitch and investment ready.  They then get to pitch to a group of...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

August 1, 2019
Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May and Bath Business News team up to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we look at . . . Tax implications of home working  Key considerations when it comes to working from home. Click here to find out if this applies to you The...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 29, 2019
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Monday July 29 Interims: GlobalData, Hammerson, Hiscox, Keller Trading announcements: Cranswick, Gama Aviation Tuesday July 30 Finals: Games Workshop, NWF Interims: Aggreko, Centrica, Elementis, Greggs, Hutchison China, Jupiter Fund Management, Low & Bonar, Lsl Prop, Provident Financial, Seplat Petrol, Spectris Trading announcement: Reckitt Benckiser Economic announcement: Import Price Index Wednesday July 31 Finals: ANGLE,...

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UWE journalism and PR graduate joins Bath agency Creatrix as account executive

July 25, 2019
UWE journalism and PR graduate joins Bath agency Creatrix as account executive

Bath PR agency Creatrix has appointed Olivia Evans as the newest addition to its team. Olivia, pictured, has begun her PR career as an account executive at the agency, having earned a first-class honours degree in Journalism and Public Relations at the University of The West of England (UWE).  She is now be working...

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